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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Richard Collins, the stepdad of Amy Winehouse, has died. He was 71. https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/18430618/richard-collins-dead-amy-winehouses-stepdad/?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=sunmaintwitter&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1651416514-1
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    Deathlist Cup 2022

    Congratulations to Salmon Mousse for a most impressive win. Best of luck to him and everyone else who made it past this most recent round.
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    The Dead of 2022

    Billy Gaff, a veteran talent manager who represented artists including Rod Stewart, Cream, the Bee Gees and The Clash, has died. https://celebrityaccess.com/2022/04/28/billy-gaff-who-managed-rod-stewart-cream-and-the-clash-has-died/
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Bob Elkins, who had a couple of dozen credits over a 40+ year Hollywood career, the first of which was as 'Bobby Day' in the Loretta Lynn biopic 'Coal Miner's Daughter', has died. He was 89. https://www.wvxu.org/media/2022-04-28/local-actor-bob-elkins-dies-coal-miners-daughter-tvkiese
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    Political Frailty

    Steve McMillan, a member of the Alabama House of Representatives since 1980, has died. He was 80. McMillan served as a Democrat until 1993 and as Republican thereafter. https://www.wsfa.com/2022/04/29/state-rep-steve-mcmillan-foley-passes-away-age-80/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=snd&utm_content=wsfa
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    The Dead of 2022

    Gavin Millar, who worked as a director for the BBC in the 1960s before going on to director commercial television and movies, including 1985's 'Dreamchild', has died. He was 84. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/apr/28/gavin-millar-obituary
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    Time Added

    Freddy Hall, a Bermuda-born goalkeeper who played 11 games with Toronto FC in 2012, has died. He was 37. Hall died in a car crash. Hall also played for Telford United, Limerick FC and the Bermudan national team. https://www.ctvnews.ca/sports/former-toronto-fc-goalkeeper-freddy-hall-dies-in-bermuda-car-crash-1.5879202
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    John Gwitira, a Zimbabwean politician and veterans' activist, has died. He was 72 (despite the obit indicating he was 73). Gwitira served as the chairman of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association from 1989 to 1997. https://www.manicapost.co.zw/just-in-liberation-war-stalwart-gwitira-dies/
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    Union People

    Bill Ludwig, a former Australian union official and Labor power broker, has died. He was 87. Ludwig was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to industrial relations in 1997. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/apr/27/tributes-paid-to-former-union-boss-and-labor-powerbroker-bill-ludwig-who-has-died-aged-87
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Nikolai Leonov, a former Russian politician who also served as head of the analytical department of the KGB, has died. He was 93. https://rg.ru/2022/04/27/skonchalsia-general-lejtenant-razvedki-nikolaj-sergeevich-leonov.html (Russian language obit)
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    From Cleric To Relic

    Sedevacantist bishop Daniel Dolan, long-time pastor of Saint Gertrude the Great Church in West Chester, Ohio, has died. He was 70. https://novusordowatch.org/2022/04/bishop-daniel-dolan-rip/
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    Country For Old Men (And Women)

    Shane Yellowbird, a Canadian country music singer best known for his 2007 song 'Pickup Truck', has died. He was 42. No cause of death has been given. https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/a-truly-beautiful-soul-alberta-country-artist-shane-yellowbird-dies-at-age-42-1.5877193
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Susan Jacks, a member of the 1970s band 'The Poppy Family', who had a U.S. #2 hit with "Which Way You Goin' Billy" and other chart hits, has died. She was 73. Jacks also had a minor U.S. Hot 100 solo hit with "You're a Part of Me". https://www.pugetsoundradio.com/2022/04/25/susan-jacks-of-the-poppy-family-has-died-at-73/
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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Donald E. Elder Sr., a Tuskegee Airman who enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp in 1946 and assigned as crew chief for the 99th Fighter Squadron for the P-47 Aircraft Fighter Squadron, died April 6th. He was 93. https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/columbus/columbus-native-tuskegee-airman-dies/
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    Jim Hartz, a former co-host of NBC's Today Show opposite Barbara Walters in the mid 1970s for a couple of years, but a long-time journalist with the network, has died. He was 82. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/24/business/media/jim-hartz-dead.html
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    Kiwi Karkers

    Bruce Russell, a noted newsreader on Newstalk ZB, has died. He was in his early 70s. https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/tv-radio/300572498/newstalk-zb-host-bruce-russell-dies-suddenly
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    Deathlist Cup 2022

    From the consolation prize department, I had Belgian singer Arno as a solo.
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    Didn't Wake Up This Morning...

    David Kearney, a bluesman known as 'Guitar Shorty', has died. He was 87. https://www.rockandbluesmuse.com/2022/04/21/bluesman-david-guitar-shorty-kearney-september-8-1934-april-20-2022/
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Jerry Doucette, who led the Canadian band Doucette, which had a successful run in the 1970s, including the U.S. top 40 hit 'Mama Let Him Play', as well as other songs like 'All I Wanna Do', has died. He was 70. https://vancouversun.com/entertainment/local-arts/vancouver-musician-jerry-doucette-dies-following-battle-with-cancer
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    Life In Prison

    Peter Tobin now getting round-the-clock care, split between nursing care and the hospital. https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/scottish-killer-peter-tobin-getting-23710300
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    Rugby Players

    Tony Brown, the Australian rugby player who was the first captain of Pennrith, has died. He was 86. So, not the referee Tony Brown. Not the cricketer Tony Brown. Not even the New Zealand rugby player of more recent vintage Tony Brown. https://www.perthnow.com.au/sport/rugby-league/penriths-first-captain-tony-brown-dies-c-6477097
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    Gangster, Gangster

    Canadian gangster Curtis Vidal has died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Vidal is alleged to have had connections to the Hells Angels. His brother was the victim of an unsolved 2019 homicide. https://www.langleyadvancetimes.com/news/notorious-fraser-valley-gangster-curtis-vidal-killed-in-edmonton/
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    Bodybuilders don't have the best reputations when it comes to physical feature enhancement. While not all have resorted to artificial help, many have done so. The results may have produced large physiques, but they've also resulted in side effects, serious medical issues and even death. And since the latter is what this site is all about, perhaps it's time bodybuilders got their own thread.
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    Dick Clark

    Francis C. La Maina, the former COO of Dick Clark Productions and Clark's business advisor for more than 20 years, has died. He was 82. https://www.thewrap.com/francis-la-maina-coo-dick-clark-productions-obit/
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    American Football Players

    Gary Brown, who played eight seasons in the NFL for three clubs combined between 1991 and 1999, later becoming the running back coach for the Dallas Cowboys (2013-19) and the University of Wisconsin (2021), has died. He was 52. https://www.click2houston.com/sports/local/2022/04/11/former-houston-oilers-running-back-gary-brown-has-died-at-age-52-reports-say/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=snd&utm_content=kprc2

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